Historical Events In 1609
Saturday, 04 April 2020
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.
Feb 07 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony in the year 1609.
Mar 16 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist in the year 1609.
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa in the year 1609.
Apr 06 In the year 1609 henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.
May 16 In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.
Jun 17 In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 10 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 in the year 1609.
Jul 27 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.